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Volume 16 - issue 007
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Date: February 12, 2023 07:51AM


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UP 8597 has a string of brand new grain cars tied down on the siding in Engle TX, about five miles east of Flatonia. The cars were constructed in Mexico and crossed the International Border at Eagle Pass TX.
Not on bit of graffiti is to be seen on these cars.

Norm Schultze Photo



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Domestic News (Canada, Mexico and USA)


Commuters get a preview of the Northeast Corridor’s newest NJ Transit train station
[www.nj.com]

UP Express train service to Toronto Pearson Airport suspended, buses offered
[www.cbc.ca]

'North Valley Rail': Commuter train line between Sacramento area and Chico in the works
[www.kcra.com]

SMART train receives millions for expansion to connect SF with Wine Country
[www.sfgate.com]

Capito in Contact With Railroad CEO After Train Derailment
[www.capito.senate.gov]

Amtrak’s Airo Passenger Train, USA
[www.railway-technology.com]

Expansion of Hiawatha and airport train station in motion as state's 2050 rail plan eyes much more
[www.bizjournals.com]

How often are Metro trains coming? Now the answer is a little complicated
[wamu.org]

Amtrak train crews begin training on Gulf Coast route through Mobile
[mynbc15.com]

Sheinbaum says she would back CDMX-Querétaro train project
[mexiconewsdaily.com]

Pueblo Amtrak train station design moving forward
[krdo.com]

MassDOT To Preview Sudbury, Wayland Mass Central Rail Train Design
[patch.com]

Goleta Train Depot Project Receives Much Needed Grant Funding
[www.edhat.com]

White House pushing railroad companies to provide paid sick leave
[www.axios.com]

Railway Age’s 2023 Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year: NDW, AMIC Railway
[www.railwayage.com]

Rail unions seek greater federal oversight to make operations safer
[www.freightwaves.com]

Port hires Walla Walla company to manage Richland railroad
[www.tricitiesbusinessnews.com]

WV railroad facility to receive $376K grant
[www.foxnews.com]

Union, senator voice railroad safety concerns
[www.wkbn.com]

In a first, some CSX railroad workers will get paid sick time
[www.marketwatch.com]

R. J. Corman Railroad Group, in its 50th Anniversary, Commits Once Again to Support Cancer Research by Donating $50,000 to the Dana Farber Institute
[www.rjcorman.com]

Railroad line to reopen
[emanuelcountylive.com]

USDOT seeks applications for small business funding
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

CSX, NS, UP, CN Renew Petition to Stay Requirement That Class I’s Commit to Arbitration Program
[www.railwayage.com]

Alaska Railroad names Susan Lotter of Pennsylvania as Catch the Train photo contest grand prizewinner
[alaska-native-news.com]

BLET reaches tentative agreements with CP, KCS, DM&E
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

OIG: Feds' oversight of Seattle transportation funds 'insufficient'
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Week 5: U.S. rail volume slide continues
[www.progressiverailroading.com]
and
AAR release weekly rail traffic report
[www.drybulkmagazine.com]

Delays persist on Norfolk Southern’s northern network
[www.freightwaves.com]

WisDOT seeks public input on state rail plan
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Major railroad posts record earnings, spends more on share repurchases than on its employees
[www.channel3000.com]

South Dakota Rail Project Receives Governor’s Support
[www.rtands.com]

Maryland transportation officials tap Fenner as DEI director
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

L.A. Metro's Red Line turns 30
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

NS begins clearing derailment site
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Portland applies for federal grant to ease freight train crossing delays in southeast
[www.kgw.com]

Central Valley Intermodal Options
[www.railwayage.com]

MTA unveils new R211 subway cars
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

Norfolk Southern VP of Engineering, Ed Boyle, Kicks Off AREMA Ballast Seminar
[www.rtands.com]

Wabtec VP: US needs to invest in hydrogen rail technologies
[www.freightwaves.com]

FRA extends application deadline for passenger-rail corridor ID program
[www.progressiverailroading.com]

International News


$276 million was spent on 31 Spanish trains before it was realized they were too big to fit in the tunnels
[www.businessinsider.com]

New Hitachi train complete first test run on West Coast Main Line
[www.railway-technology.com]

China-made metro train delivered to Portugal
[english.news.cn]

Siemens fined £1.4m over train maintenance worker crushed to death
[www.bbc.com]

Germany, Italy, Spain: Crossing the EU by train will be faster and cheaper on these new routes
[www.euronews.com]

Check out the sleeper seat on Japan's newest overnight train
[boingboing.net]

Heavy Rain Halts Train Shipments To South African Ports
[gcaptain.com]

RMT rejects ‘dreadful’ pay offers from Network Rail and train operators
[www.theguardian.com]

Rail regulator 'secures key improvements' for passengers over Avanti train tickets
[www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk]

Edinburgh to Fife train services 'severely disrupted' due to defect on Forth Bridge
[www.edinburghlive.co.uk]

Running Extra


The forgotten Bay Area train route to Tahoe that beat all the traffic
[www.sfgate.com]

Where Do Railroad Workers Go from Here?
[inthesetimes.com]

U.S. Postal Service Celebrates Riding the Rails – New Railroad Station Forever Stamps Honor the Spirit of Train Travel
[goldrushcam.com]

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